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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GPH 115H Global Climate Change Honors

3 Credit(s) SR
Global climate change is one of the dominant issues of our time. This course will provide a foundational understanding of climate change from the perspective of atmospheric science. The course will begin with an introduction into what climate change is and then explore past climate changes and how science is able to reconstruct the past. The course will explore how our current climate change is changing and what the driving forces of change are. Students will explore how a changing climate affects society in multiple ways and they will be introduced to various future scenarios of climate change. Students will also explore several mitigation and adaptation strategies for climate change. Three lecture hours per week.